Boiling Point

Boiling Point

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An emotionally scarred London chef struggles to wrangle his team on the busiest day of the year in this single-take thriller.

2021Rating: MA15+, Strong coarse language95 minsUKAscendant Films
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Plating up Michelin-quality food in real time, Stephen Graham and co. have clearly had some training, making this the most authentic-seeming British restaurant film since 2010’s Perfect Sense.

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Sight & Sound

Sight & Sound

Boiling Point is a virtuoso filmmaking feat... achieved through an extraordinary team effort on both sides of the camera.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The actual drama is a hero’s journey that unpeels itself as an antihero’s journey, to indifferent effect.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

This is one intensely-flavored meal that begs to be swallowed in a single bite.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

An exhilarating workplace drama...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Barantini follows the dizzying continuous action in the kitchens and out in the dining room as the pressure begins to take its toll on everyone.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

Barantini's own prolific acting background in television and film shows in his capable handling of the performers.

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Variety

Variety

Even at its most far-fetched... "Boiling Point" retains an essential sense of integrity thanks to the honest, urgent presence of star Stephen Graham.

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